Season the athletes came out to play

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THE newspaper clipping bears out some of the top achievers during the 1980s.

Top left, Jantjie Marthinus, Harold Adams tucked in behind Marthinus, Charlie Banjatwa, Edwin Roems and Christo Gouws.

Top right,  Edmund Lewis and Nazeem Smith run neck and neck in the men’s 200m.

Middle left, Bernard Adams receives the baton from Michael Toll in the men’s 4x400m relay.

Middle right,  Edwin Ncquazele and Hennie Moses, Nico Vermeulen and Tobias Philander race each other in the men’s 500m. Moses, what an athlete!

Bottom left, Suezette Arendse and the rest of the relay team.

Bottom right, Lucas Koopman in the long jump pit.

SA Atletiek Insert
By 1984, under the watchful eye of Western Province and South African athletics coach Wilfred Daniels, the sport attracted many athletes and improved in leaps and bounds.

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